Coach McNamee played baseball and football at Fernandina Beach High School (FL) from 2007-2011. He continued his football career at LaGrange College from 2011-2015. He started his coaching career at LaGrange College from 2015-2017. He coached running backs and was the assistant strength coach. He was the offensive line and head strength coordinator. Last year, he was a Luella High School as the offensive line and assistant Strength Coach. He is married to Anna Leigh; they have one son, Emmett James.